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Authorities investigate after former Fremont mayor found dead

FREMONT, N.C. (WNCN) - Authorities are investigating the death of a former mayor of a Wayne County town, officials say.

CBS17.COM - 2018-06-17 21:58:06

Down Eats: Peach House in Kinston

"It would've come in a railroad car, 12,000 pieces in the kit," said Joni McRae, the owner of the Peach House.


Suspect in Goldsboro shooting considered armed and dangerous :: WRAL.com

The shooting was the result of an earlier domestic disturbance between the victim and the suspect, who were in a relationship, authorities said.

WRAL - 2018-06-16 21:44:00

Kinston man gets 22 years in federal pen for seven armed robberies

RALEIGH, NC (WITN) -A Kinston man will spend the next 22 years in federal prison for a string of armed robberies two years ago, one in which a man was shot.


One shot in Goldsboro; police search for suspect

Warrants have been issued against Demarcus Martrell Davis, 33, of Goldsboro, for attempted murder, firing into an occupied vehicle and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, according to Goldsboro police.

GOLDSBORO NEWS-ARGUS - 2018-06-17 03:05:00

Kinston Police seek help identifying individual

If anyone has information about the person in this picture you are asked to call the Kinston Police Department at 252-939-3160, The TIPS LINE at 252-939-4020, or Lenoir County Crime Stoppers at 252-523-4444.


One arrested after high-speed chase through Greenville

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) -A hihg-speedchase through the City of Greenville ends in a crash and an arrest, Highway Patrol Troopers said.

WITN - 2018-06-16 16:32:00

Two charged after video shows snake beaten, run over and then set alaze

ONSLOW COUNTY, NC (WITN) -Two people have been charged after authorities say video was posted online showing a snake being beaten, run over by a truck and then set on fire.


Police investigating a fatal hit and run accident

They say the car left the scene of the crash and was last observed continuing northbound on Memorial Drive.Unfortunately, the pedestrian, identified as 25-year-old Charles Benjamin Smith Jr. of Greenville, did not survive his injuries.

WITN - 2018-06-16 09:40:00

Kinston man sentenced to 22 years in federal prison for firearms case

Charles Elliot Nobles, 37, was sentenced by Chief United States District Judge James C. Dever, III to 264 months imprisonment followed by 3 years’ supervised release after being named in a two-count Superseding Criminal Information on September 11, 2017.


City of Kinston discusses possible ownership of Woodmen Center, adventure park

Many people stood before the Lenoir County Commissioners to express the importance and need of the center they've grown to love. Over the years, the multi-use center has been the home of NBA Draft parties, meetings, a place for adults to exercise and children to play and has brought in a net income


Passenger killed in chain reaction crash on U.S. 70 Bypass in Lenoir County

Troopers say possibly a car missed the exit, slowed down and was struck, causing the crash. The other vehicles were a van and a pickup truck.


Tuesday's public input meeting could decide future of Kinston's Woodmen Community Center

The Woodmen Foundation, who currently operates the center, has offered it to the city. In return, the Woodmen Foundation would be able to get out of the original contract that agreed to with Kinston and Lenoir County.


One killed, three injured in U.S. 70 wreck

The wreck occurred around 1 p.m. Wednesday, at Exit 370, where the U.S. 70 Bypass begins just inside Lenoir County.


Governor Cooper stops in Kinston Tuesday for Hometown Strong initiative

"Bringing state government to local communities, to hear what we are doing right, but also let us know if they can help," Stephen Hill said.


3 arrested after elderly couple robbed in car at gunpoint

Aaron Baker, 17, Christopher Barrett, 20, and Ayunna Jackson, 19, have all been charged in connection to the robbery.


Blue Rocks nip the Wood Ducks 2-1 in series finale

KINSTON, NC — A well-pitched game by both teams fell in the Blue Rocks’ (29-37) favor on Wednesday night at Grainger Stadium. The Wood Ducks (34-31) only allowed one earned run, but fell 2-1. Down East’s lone run came on Anderson Tejeda’s team-leading 11th homer of the year.The game was expected to


Driver killed after tractor-trailer overturns in Lenoir County

LENOIR COUNTY, NC (WITN) -A tractor-trailer driver was killed this afternoon after his big rig crashed, spilling his load of sawdust on the road.


Deputies: 3 men arrested after largest heroin seizure in Nash County history

NASHVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) - Three men have been arrested on drug charges after the Nash County Sheriff's Office said they seized nearly four pounds of heroin with a value of $807,000.


Suspect at large after officer-involved shooting at Jacksonville nightclub, police say

“At this time, we do not believe that the subject was shot and the officer is placed on administrative duties until the incident is reviewed," said Captain Ronnie Dorn, Patrol Division Supervisor. "A weapon was recovered at the scene. The suspect remains at large."